Light from the Heart of Darkness?

I remember when David McBride’s father William McBride was presented to the world as a hero for exposing the drug thalidomide. Both David and his father, William, are whistleblowers – David in The Afghan Files and William about the abnormalities produced in children by Thalidomide. David is charged with breaching The Defence Act for releasing ‘information to people that weren’t entitled to it, and it wasn’t his duty to do so.’Go to Article

Bogus claims in SOS video

There is a video circulating calling for help for first nations people in the Northern Territory where there is a lot of confusion about Covid-19. Aboriginal people are hesitant of vaccination. This because many first nations people have underlying medical conditions which increase the level of risk by Covid-19 and by some treatments for the disease.… Go to Article

Covid confusion – view from a wooden chair

Announcer: This is Ian from 4 PR – voice of the people and we’re presenting a speech given by a registered nurse over the weekend during the anti-vaccination demonstrations in Australia. It is interesting to listen to this speech, whilst it makes a number of very good points about the importance of a community response to the pandemic.… Go to Article

People in Parks

 People in Parks
 What a crazy idea!
 User pays,
 Buildings stay
 Businesses,
 Forty storeys
 Sound construction
 Quirky's right!
 Better concrete policed by tasers
 Than wind through leaves
 Better glass than grass.
 Silly me, more tunnels
 Than child swings
 Big trucks go-between bridges
 Grind down bicycle riders
 Moving goods, jobs and property
 Rates pay for parks
 Plovers in parks
 Sound their complaint
 At sundown
 Before sleeping rough
 In this unfinished place

Ian Curr
Sept 2014… Go to Article